Research finds that median boardroom pay in the US has risen to break through $300,000.
Median boardroom pay in the US has risen, breaking through to $300,000 (£227,800).
The news comes in a survey of director remuneration in 2017-18 by consultants Compensation Advisory Partners (CAP).
The figure is up 3.4% on the $290,000 of last year. The survey reveals that average total pay is made up of 61% equity and 39% cash.
Dan Laddin, a partner at CAP, told The Wall Street Journal: "The responsibility and scrutiny directors are under has just increased dramatically."
The research found that 54% of the largest 100 companies have a pay cap in place for director remuneration, up from 47% last year.
CAP's report said: "The
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